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Leal Lab

Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Molecular and Human Genetics - Center for Statistical Genetics
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Stanley Hooker

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Research Interests

Genetic epidemiology, statistical genetics, and bioinformatics


  1. Jonassaint CR, Kittles RA, Cooper, JD, Hernandez W, Hooker S, Oji-Nji Deka N, Shriver, M, Malhi, R, Foster M, Royal CD. (2010) Differences in awareness and attitudes towards genetic testing for disease and ancestry. Human Genetics 128:249-260
  2. Chen H, Liu W, Roberts W, Hooker S, Fedor H, DeMarzo A, Isaacs W, Kittles RA. 8q24 allelic imbalance and MYC gene copy number in primary prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. (2010), 13, 238-43.
  3. Kupfer SS, Anderson JR, Hooker S, Skol A, Kittles RA, Keku TO, Sandler RS, Ellis NA. (2010) Genetic Heterogeneity in Colorectal Cancer Associations in Americans of African vs European Descent. Gastroenterology (in press)
  4. Hooker S, Hernandez W, Chen H, Robbins C, Torres JB, Ahaghotu C, Carpten J, Kittles RA. (2010) Replication of Prostate Cancer Risk Loci on 8q24, 11q13, 17q12, 19q33, and Xp11 in African Americans. The Prostate 70:270-275
  5. Kupfer SS, Torres JB, Hooker S, Anderson JR, Skol AD, Ellis NA, Kittles RA. (2009) Novel single nucleotide polymorphism associations with colorectal cancer on chromosome 8q24 in African and European Americans. Carcinogenesis 30:1353-1357
  6. Giri VN, Egleston B, Ruth K, Uzzo RG, Chen DY, Buyyounouski M, Raysor S, Hooker S, Torres JB, Ramike T, Mastalski K, Kim TY, Kittles R. (2009) Race, genetic West African ancestry, and prostate cancer prediction by prostate-specific antigen in prospectively screened high-risk men. Cancer Prevention Research 2:244-250
  7. Hooker S, Bonilla C, Akereyeni F, Ahagotu C, Kittles RA. (2007) NAT2 and NER genetic variants and sporadic prostate cancer susceptibility in African Americans. Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases 11:349-356
  8. Robbins, CM, Torres JB, Hooker S, Bonilla C, Hernandez W, Candreva A, Ahaghotu C, Kittles RA, Carpten J. (2007) Confirmation study of prostate cancer risk variants at 8q24 in African Americans identifies a novel risk locus. Genome Research 17:1717-1722

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